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Saudis Blame 'Fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's Death

Saudis Blame 'Fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's Death

NEWS | By Suzan Fraser, Sarah El Deeb and Jon Gambrell | Oct 20
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a "fistfight" in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday.

In Full Campaign Mode, Trump Calls Dems 'Too Extreme'

In Full Campaign Mode, Trump Calls Dems 'Too Extreme'

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Oct 20
President Donald Trump, seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress.

Trump: Saudi Arrests in Khashoggi Death 'a Good First Step'

Trump: Saudi Arrests in Khashoggi Death 'a Good First Step'

NEWS | By Zeke Miller and Ashley Thomas | Oct 20
President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. response.

Seeking to Frame Election, Trump Calls Dems 'Too Extreme'

Seeking to Frame Election, Trump Calls Dems 'Too Extreme'

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Oct 20
President Donald Trump, seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress.

Silenced Forever: Saudi Arabia Admits Khashoggi Is Dead

Silenced Forever: Saudi Arabia Admits Khashoggi Is Dead

NEWS | By Sarah El Deeb | Oct 20
An influential voice on Saudi affairs has been silenced forever after three decades as a writer, editor, commentator and media adviser.

Trump's Campaign Mode Revives Fiery Immigration Talk

NEWS | By Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey | Oct 20
Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs.

Suit by Gay Men Stung in Sex Arrests Settled

Suit by Gay Men Stung in Sex Arrests Settled

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
A lawsuit brought by five men arrested in sex stings in San Jose has now been settled, and the police are working to improve relations with the LGBTQ community.

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

NEWS | By Scott McFetridge | Oct 19
If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger.

Trump Considering Openly Gay Diplomat as UN Ambassador?

Trump Considering Openly Gay Diplomat as UN Ambassador?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
Reports suggest that President Trump has openly gay diplomat Richard Grenell in mind as Nikki Haley's successor as Ambassador to the United Nations.

Grim Reality Facing  LGBTQ Russians Explored in Provocative New Play 'Lured'

Grim Reality Facing LGBTQ Russians Explored in Provocative New Play 'Lured'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Playwright Frank J. Avella was alarmed with what was going on in Russia with LGBTQ citizens & wrote the play "Lured" about it. With it premiering in NYC, EDGE spoke to Avella about his provocative drama.


News

Delta Airlines Suspends Flight Attendant for Sex Vid with Gay Porn Star Filmed in Bathroom

Delta Airlines Suspends Flight Attendant for Sex Vid with Gay Porn Star Filmed in Bathroom

WORKPLACE | Oct 19
Officials from Delta Airlines have suspended a flight attendant after a video surfaced online of him having sex with a gay porn star inside an airplane bathroom, according to a report from the Daily Mail.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Color Purple
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Review :: The Color Purple

THEATRE | By Rob Urbinati | Oct 15
John Doyle's adaptation and direction of "The Color Purple" are masterful, and The Paper Mill Playhouse production is superb. Hell, yes!

'Fantastic Beasts' Star Ezra Miller Talks About Dumbledore's Homosexuality in New Movie

'Fantastic Beasts' Star Ezra Miller Talks About Dumbledore's Homosexuality in New Movie

MOVIES | Oct 19
After much back-and-forth, actor Ezra Miller is commenting on the sexuality of the Harry Potter Dumbledore in the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" film.


Business

Money Talks: Campaigns Draw Millions in 'Outsider' Cash

Money Talks: Campaigns Draw Millions in 'Outsider' Cash

LEGAL | By Aam Beam, Bill Barrow, and Chad Day | Oct 19
Citizens United has transformed American political campaigns, most notably over the airways. The flood of cash pays for an army of field offices, canvassers, data miners and opposition researchers, in a system designed to influence voters.


Technology

Google to Charge for Apps on Android Phones in Europe

Google to Charge for Apps on Android Phones in Europe

PERSONAL TECH | Oct 19
Google plans to start charging smartphone makers to pre-install apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps on Android handsets sold in Europe, a response to a record $5 billion antitrust fine imposed by the European Union.


Finance

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

HEALTH | By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Oct 16
The study in the journal Health Affairs found that immigrants covered by private health insurance and their employers contributed nearly $25 billion more in premiums in 2014 than was spent on their care


Cars

Edmunds Rounds Up Best Budget-Friendly Small Cars

Edmunds Rounds Up Best Budget-Friendly Small Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers | Oct 18
Every year, vehicles become more feature-packed but also more expensive, potentially shutting out buyers on a tight budget. Fortunately, you can find many small, affordable cars that offer good value and don't feel cheap.


Health/Fitness

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

AIDS | Oct 19
Many people living with HIV are left to wonder not only where they will be able sleep tonight, but also where their next dose of antiretroviral medication will come from.


Travel

Tourists Face 10 years in Jail for Spraying Thai Wall

Tourists Face 10 years in Jail for Spraying Thai Wall

CRIME | Oct 19
A Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand, police said Friday.